Death of Roger Caron

April 12, 1938 - April 11, 2012
Ontario, Canada | Age 73

Canadian author dies at age 73
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The Associated Press

CORNWALL, Ontario (AP) — Canadian author and notorious criminal Roger Caron, who broke out of prison more than a dozen times, has died at age 73.

Cornwall Funeral Home said Thursday they were handling the funeral arrangements for the writer, who died earlier in the week. He had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in the early 1980s.

Caron won one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards, the Governor General's Non-fiction Award, in 1978 for his...

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